Departure time: 9h00
This tour will offer you a complete visit of one of the oldest city of Brazil, epicenter of the Afro-Brazilian culture. There is a lot to do and discover.
In this tour, you will visit the “Farol da Barra”, postcard of the city. Then, you will continue to Porto da Barra Beach. Ladeira da Barra with gleaming panorama of the sea and the island of Itaparica. You will go to the Hall of Victory with its imposing buildings of high society and its historic homes. Square of Campo Grande, one of the most beautiful of Brasil with the Teatro Castro Alves (external). Sete de Setembro Avenue and its popular trade.
You´ll check the upper town, the Castro Alves Square, and Pelourinho where you will have a beautiful cultural walk, starting with the Municipal Square in the historic center. This is a World Heritage Site, the Terreiro de Jesus Square, the streets and squares of Pelourinho, the colorful houses, and the visit the beautiful Church of São Francisco and its charms, legends and mysteries.
Pelourinho Square is very known as it is where Michael Jackson sang his famous song . “They don’t care about us”
After lunch in a typical restaurant, you´ll continue your journey in Salvador.
Visit of the Lower part of the Town (Cidade baixa), the popular neighborhoods of Ribeira district in Itapagipe Peninsula, you will have the chance to discover the local art and the artist’s studio and its decorative tiles.
A stop for Ice Cream in Ribeira will be deserved, to continue finally to the Church and Penha Beach with its calm and crystalline waters.
One of the symbol of Salvador is the NS do Bonfim church, the maximum cult mysticism church. A church with a strong and important energy for Salvador inhabitants.
On the way back you will tour the Portual district of the city, and will have a stop at the Mercado Modelo, the craft center of Bahia, antique slave prison.
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